Posts made in March, 2017

The Originof the MonophysiteChurch in Syria and Mesopotamia ARTHUR VOOBUS

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The Originof the MonophysiteChurch in Syria and Mesopotamia ARTHUR VOOBUS The earliest extant sources of Syrian Christianity reveal a powerful spirit of self-consciousness for independence. This desire is imprinted on every page of the historical records. That which stands at the very forefront of Tatian’s thought’ is profoundly instructive for our purposes: it is his dislike, nay more his hatred, fore everything bearing a Greek or Roman label. This spirit shows itself in whatever direction we look. Syrian gnosis is the least hellenized of all. The pattern of Christian...

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Archaeology and cultural belonging in contemporary Syria: the value of archaeology to religious minorities Emma Loosley

Posted by on Mar 25, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Archaeology and cultural belonging in contemporary Syria: the value of archaeology to religious minorities Emma Loosley

Archaeology and cultural belonging in contemporary Syria: the value of archaeology to religious minorities Emma Loosley Abstract This paper has evolved out of a series of community projects that I have initiated in Syria since 1997. My hypothesis is that a knowledge of the archaeological remains and religious traditions of a region bring local people more in touch with their cultural roots and encourage a sense of belonging. This is particularly the case when a religious minority feels disenfranchised by the majority group. By creating a sense of self that relates closely to the local...

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Islamic and Syriac Christian Apocalypses of the 7th and 8th Centuries Christopher WRIGHT, The Citadel

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on Islamic and Syriac Christian Apocalypses of the 7th and 8th Centuries Christopher WRIGHT, The Citadel

Abstract: The article examines the Syriac Christian and Arabic Muslim apocalypses of the 7th and 8th centuries. It explores the texts written in the Islamic and Syriac Christian apocalypses during the Islamic conquest of the Byzantine east wherein Christians were witnessing impact of the Arab conquests. It cites the apocalyptic writings that focused on the neglectful and immoral attitude of the Christians towards their faith and God and the Islamic conquests in civil wars with Byzantine. It also notes the congruence and parallelism demonstrated in apocalyptic narratives of the seventh and...

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لعالم السوري سويروس سيبوخت ( ٥٧٥ – ٦٦٦ ) بقلم جان . م . مكماهون ترجمة : الدكتور ادمير كورية

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Library | Comments Off on لعالم السوري سويروس سيبوخت ( ٥٧٥ – ٦٦٦ ) بقلم جان . م . مكماهون ترجمة : الدكتور ادمير كورية

العالم السوري سويروس سيبوخت ( ٥٧٥ – ٦٦٦ ) بقلم جان . م . مكماهون ترجمة : الدكتور ادمير كورية كان سويروس سيبوخت أحد الروّاد البارزين في الثقافة الكنسية والفلسفية والعلمية في سورية القديمة . وُلد سيبوخت في بلدة نصيبين ، الّا أنه ترك التعليم في مدرسة نصيبين الشهيرة عام ٦١٢ ميلادية إثر الخلاف المذهبي بين النساطرة . ثم صار راهباً في...

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